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M-A falls in state finals
ORANGE — It’s become quite apparent Fletcher Anderson is an outstanding volleyball coach. In two years as head coach at Menlo-Atherton, Anderson has led the Bears to two CIF Northern California titles. Following M-A’s second CIF Division I state championship game loss in as many years, howeve...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Spotlight on girls at Bear Bash
With all eyes on the Menlo-Atherton girls’ wrestling team, the pressure is now on for the first time in program history. With an all-time high 23 wrestlers on the girls’ roster, M-A enters the 2016-17 season ranked No. 1 in the Central Coast Section. That’s a far cry from two years ago when t...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
One surprise in PAL football all-league awards
It’s not unusual to see best player awards handed out to those who compete for the team that won a division or league championship. And the Peninsula Athletic League, for the most part, is no different. The PAL All-Division teams were released publicly Friday, with Menlo-Atherton dominating the B...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
PAL all-league football teams
Bay Division Offensive Player of the Year: Aajon Johnson (sr., M-A) Defensive Player of the Year: Christian Wiseman (Sr., M-A) Utility Player of the Year: Nate Rosas (sr., Hills) Special Teams Player of the year: Marquis Reid (sr., M-A) First-team offense Aajon Johnson (sr., QB, M-A); Jordan...
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San Mateo County local sports roundup
Boys’ basketball 40th annual Burlingame Lions Club tournament tips off next week Burlingame High School, in cooperation with the Burlingame Lions Club, will host the 40th annual Burlingame Lions Club tournament beginning next Tuesday in the Burlingame gym. This preseason tournament, started i...
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A’s being phased out of revenue sharing, urgency now in building new ballpark
OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics will be phased out of revenue sharing in the coming years as part of baseball’s new labor deal, and that puts even more urgency on the small-budget franchise’s plan to find the right spot soon to build a new, privately funded ballpark. The A’s revenue-sharin...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tigers Woods posts a 65 in second round back
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods saved par from the dunes with a shot so good that two spectators ran over and scooped up sand for a souvenir. It also served as motivation Friday at the Hero World Challenge. The tee shot on the par-3 eighth that landed next to a bush was so bad that Woods said he t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Giants agree to one-year deals with Adrianza, Gearrin
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants have agreed to one-year contracts with infielder Ehire Adrianza and right-hander Cory Gearrin to avoid salary arbitration. The team announced the moves on Friday. Adrianza batted .254 with two homers and seven RBIs in 40 games last season. Gearrin went 3...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
A’s sign 1B Yonder Alonso to $4M contract for 2017
OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with first baseman Yonder Alonso to avoid salary arbitration. The A’s also announced Friday they have tendered contracts to all remaining players on their roster. Alonso batted .253 with 34 doubles, seven homers a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Nationals reacquire catcher Derek Norris from Padres
WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals have reacquired catcher Derek Norris from the San Diego Padres for minor league right-hander Pedro Avila. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo announced the trade Friday. Norris, a 2007 first-round pick of the Nationals, hit .186 with 14 home runs and 42 RBI...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Who has it better than the 49ers? Everybody!
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers have fallen to a new level of failure and futility, a laughingstock of the league. Among the worst they’ve ever been when all that winning from just a few years back is still so fresh. Oh, and the Oakland Raiders are running through the AFC. After an imp...
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Raiders’ Hayden headed to IR with hamstring injury
ALAMEDA — The Raiders plan to place cornerback DJ Hayden on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury, potentially ending the former first-round pick’s stay in Oakland. Although the team had yet to make an official announcement, coach Jack Del Rio told reporters on Friday that Hayden’s se...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion Olympic budget; no new stadiums needed
The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics released details of a nearly unheard-of budget plan Friday, insisting $5.3 billion will be enough to cover both operational and infrastructure costs for an Olympics that won’t need any new, permanent stadiums. The cost would be less than half t...
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